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CPT Update

With 32 rams being used across the 2,400 ewes a lot of effort is put in place to ensure that the maximum
return is acquired from the subsequent recorded data. Some of the criteria we apply to fulfill this goal is as

  •  Each year we must source a ram from each breed that was used in the CPT the previous year, this means we can genetically link the data collected last year to the data collected this year to get maximum linkage
  •  Each ram is used on at least two flocks with the target of three flocks per ram
  •  Each ram is mated with a similar number of ewes from each breed
  •  Each farm in the CPT receives a similar percentage of each breed
  •  Every farm has at least two rams of the same breed used

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